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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2008, Vol. 6 ›› Issue (11): 1101-1104.doi: 10.3736/jcim20081101

• Editorial •     Next Articles

Patient-reported outcomes: advances in research and practical application

Yan-hong Zhang1, Bao-yan Liu2(), Li-yun He1, Ming-jie Zi3   

  1. 1. Clinical Evaluation Center of Institute of Clinical Basic Medicine, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100700, China
    2. China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100700, China
    3. Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100700, China
  • Received:2008-05-05 Online:2008-11-20 Published:2008-11-15

Clinical evaluation proceedings from patient-reported outcomes (PRO) are being concerned increasingly. Based on the concept of PRO, the report discusses the findings in the research recently made at home and abroad. PRO from apoplexy patients with spastic paralysis was taken as an example in the exploration of how to evaluate the curative effects in clinical practice on the basis of PRO.

Key words: patient outcome assessment, stroke, hemiplegia, evaluation studies

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  • R-39
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